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Unique ID: SUSS-601542
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
Notes:These coins were initially thought to be Posthumous issues of Cnut but are now sometimes argued to be an abbreviated or alternative form of Harthacnut. See EMC 1040.1778 for a possible die duplicate. The coin is slightly distorted with a tear to one side.
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th August 2007
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Mint or issue place: Chichester
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066
Type: N 799 ('Cnut' Arm and Sceptre)
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing left holding sceptre to left
Obverse inscription: +CNVT [REX AN]
Reverse description: Voided short cross, quadrilateral with pellet a each angle and in centre
Reverse inscription: +LEFRIC ON CICEESRE
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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